In January-February, Ukraine increased the production of sunflower oil

In January-February, Ukraine increased the production of sunflower oil

In January-February, Ukraine increased the production of sunflower oil

The FINANCIAL -- In January-February of 2017, the production volumes of crude sunflower oil in Ukraine totaled 915 thsd tonnes, an increase of 32.8% compared with the same period last year, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on March 23.

In particular, in February 2017 Ukraine produced 439 thsd tonnes of sunflower oil, down 7.7% compared with the figures for January 2017, and up 17.6% compared with February 2016, according to APK-Inform.

Also, in January-February period the production of margarines and edible fats totaled 34.7 thsd tonnes, up 27.6% compared with the same period in 2016.